A full schedule of panels, talks and interviews will be shared by experts across a range of engaging topics and will be hosted by Countryfile presenter Joe Crowley. The packed programme will include your favourite TV personalities and authors, leading conservationists, lifestyle guru's and adventurers.

Thursday 3rd August
The countryside matters - A post-Brexit vision for farmers, businesses and communities
11:00 - 11:30

Ross Murray from the CLA shares a post-Brexit vision, the trials, tribulations and unanswered questions.

BSL Session

Going for gold - What defines success and failure?
12:15 - 12:45

Kate and Helen Richardson, Hockey Gold Medalists Rio 2016, share the highs and lows to becoming Olympic Gold Medal winners.
Pursuing a Dream - From school teacher to Great British Bake Off winner
13:45 - 14:15

Candice Brown shares her story, who inspired her to bake and her future goals.
How does your diet affect you and how to eat for energy
15:00 - 15:30

Rosie Millen, Miss Nutritionist, will be teaching you the following: How to eat for energy; Foods to eat and foods to avoid; When to eat and how often; and Foods swaps and supplements that boost energy levels.
How can we help to protect our native breeds and develop this fascinating and unique heritage?
16:15 - 16:45

An experienced panel of speakers from the Rare Breeds Survival Trust, will talk about how we can all help grow and use these native breeds in farming, to protect and develop this fascinating and unique heritage.
The future of wine, the making of champagne and the Blenheim connection
17:15 - 17:45

Join Will Lyons, Berry Brothers & Rudd, James Simpson and Pol Roger for an insight on what the future of wine looks like, from technology to climate change, and Winston Churchill's favourite tipple.
Friday 4th August
7 Peaks, 7 Continents, 2 Poles, 1 Mission - A personal journey in overcoming adversity
11:00 - 11:30

Join Martin Hewitt from Adaptive Grand Slam Trust. Martin was injured in the Middle East, whilst leading his men in combat, but embarked on an extraordinary adventure, overcoming adversity and creating a legacy.
Tackling the housing crisis in rural areas - challenges and solutions
12:15 - 12:45

Join the CLA and Strutt & Parker for a debate on the challenges faced by rural landowners and communities in tackling the housing crisis.
Tim Wonnacott - From Sotheby's to Strictly
13:45 - 14:15

See Tim Wonnacott talk auctions, anecdotes and awkward moments.
How to raise happy teens - Practical parenting strategies
15:00 - 15:30

Janey Downshire, author of Teenagers Translated, talks about teenage development, emotional literacy and working to promote good mental health and wellbeing.
Responding to the state of nature: A special focus on the birds and the bees
16:15 - 16:45

Hear from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust & RSPB Love Nature
Get outside and inspire the next generation
17:15 - 17:45

Kenton Cool is one of the world’s leading high-altitude climbers and also a highly engaging and inspiring motivational speaker. He has successfully climbed Mount Everest twelve times. Kenton was first introduced to mountaineering when he read about Hillary and Norgay’s first ascent on Mount Everest in 1953.
Saturday 5th August
The half hour gardner - Time techniques and tips
11:00 - 11:30

Top gardening time saving techniques and how to invest in your garden from Anne Swithinbank.
Housing futures - The village revival
12:15 - 12:45

Whilst report after report details our inexorable shift to urban areas, Strutt & Parker's research identifies the counter intuitive trend of people seeking amenity-rich environments within a village setting. This talk will introduce you to the new 'tribes' populating our villages – perhaps you will recognise yourself or a neighbour as a Downton or a Rusticarian – and outlines the drivers behind our amenity rich rural renaissance. It will cover what type of housing and business space is going to result in the successful village of the future.
Capturing The Moment – Life behind the Safari Lens
13:00 - 13:30

Kathryn will share some top tips on how to take amazing wildlife photographs -The patience required, the luck involved, the stories behind the images and how to turn a good photo into a great one.
Secrets behind Tottering-by-Gently
13:45 - 14:15

Annie Tempest will be talking about her journey from dyslexic medical secretary to award winning cartoonist - letting us into her secrets.
Discovering Natural England's Natural Nature Reserves
15:00 - 15:30

From the Avalon marshes to ancient chalk downland, National Nature Reserves protect our best wildlife sites. Set up as ‘outdoor laboratories’, they provide great opportunities for recreation, education, and volunteering.  Meet the reserves family and discover what goes on and how you can get involved.
Is your dog's bark bigger than their bite? Dog issues, behaviours and habits
16:15 - 16:45

Skinner's Pet Food will be discussing common dog issues and some of our canine friends' behaviours and habits.
Health, Welbeing & Horticulture
17:15 - 17:45

In a rapidly urbanising world, gardens, gardening and horticulture has a key role to play in ensuring that humans don’t lose touch with nature. Professor Alistair Griffiths will draw attention to horticultures potential in supporting environmental resilience and in providing preventative natural health and wellbeing care services.
Sunday 6th August
In conversation with John Craven
11:00 - 11:30

How much do we value the family farm?
12:15 - 12:45

The Prince’s Countryside Fund will discuss the challenges and opportunities for the family farm today in the UK and will talk about their business and aspirations for the future. With many new challenges and uncertainties, the future of the smaller family farm could be at risk. This talk will explore the knock-on effect on our rural communities and landscapes considering some of the implications if the family farm is unable to survive.
How can we support our oceans, wildlife habitat and our landscapes?
13:45 - 14:45

Simon Reeve will talk about our national parks and why they are important, in addition to discussing the state of our oceans.
A lifetime in horse racing - The highs and lows of an extra ordinary career
15:00 - 15:30

See Jonjo O'Neill in conversation with Roger Hart. A career spanning 16 years, with over 900 winners, Jonjo is probably best remembered for winning both the Champion Hurdle & Gold Cup on the brilliant mare Dawn Run, the only horse to win both races.
Growing food for the city, from within in city
16:15 - 16:45

How London's new underground farms will revolutionise the way we source food. Bringing food cultivation back to the city. Food miles, food waste and the growing population. Growing food for the future